Cement Hollow Road cleanup volunteers - November 2018

Become a CleanScapes member to help us reach 2020 goal

When you join CleanScapes, your membership dues supports important local programming. CleanScapes has set a goal of raising $15,500 for its 2020 fiscal year (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020). This includes both memberships and sponsorships. Funds raised directly benefit the efforts of CleanScapes and our volunteers who are committed to restoring nature's beauty … Continue reading Become a CleanScapes member to help us reach 2020 goal

Bald Eagle Valley trail survey crew

Bald Eagle Valley Trail Work Day slated for October 20

Above: Greg Smith, Deb Smith and Wayne McCullough are pictured on the Bald Eagle Valley Trail during a recent survey assessment. Join volunteers from CleanScapes and the Friends of the Bald Eagle Valley Trail (BEVT) this Sunday, October 20, for a BEVT Work Day! The focus of this stewardship event, being held from 1-4 p.m.,  … Continue reading Bald Eagle Valley Trail Work Day slated for October 20

CleanScapes earns PA Wilds ‘Conservation Stewardship’ Champion Award

This year has been rewarding for CleanScapes in more ways than one. Last year was a great year, but the nonstop rain forced us to reschedule more than one clean-up event. This year, we hit the ground running in March and have been busy ever since -- holding more than five events in just six … Continue reading CleanScapes earns PA Wilds ‘Conservation Stewardship’ Champion Award

Volunteers of Year 2019

Terri Barner, Mark Walizer receive CleanScapes ‘Volunteers of the Year’ Award

The September 7, 2019, cleanup event on Bald Eagle Creek was a special one. It was there that two longtime CleanScapes volunteers were recognized for their commitment in assisting with cleanup events and their passion for environmental stewardship. Terri Barner and Mark Walizer of Lock Haven have been participating in CleanScapes activities for about a … Continue reading Terri Barner, Mark Walizer receive CleanScapes ‘Volunteers of the Year’ Award

CleanScapes 5k

CleanScapes planning 5k hike/run celebration for 20th anniversary

CleanScapes 20th anniversary occurs in 2020, and next March we will celebrate by holding a multi-generational event that will include a 5K hike and run, milkweed seed dispersal activity, picnic-style luncheon buffet, and carrot cake competition followed by a cake auction! What on earth are we thinking? Earth, that’s what we’re thinking and with funding … Continue reading CleanScapes planning 5k hike/run celebration for 20th anniversary

160 tires, 2.97 tons of trash collected during 18th Bald Eagle Creek cleanup

On September 7, CleanScapes volunteers went back to Bald Eagle Creek for the 18th cleanup along creek and floodplain. The focus of the event was to remove tires along a stretch of the creek spanning from the green grate bridge connecting High Street and Hogan Boulevard down stream to the Chestnut Grove Park complex in … Continue reading 160 tires, 2.97 tons of trash collected during 18th Bald Eagle Creek cleanup

city litter

2019 Litter Summit planned for November 14

The 2019 Litter Summit will be held on Thursday, November 14 in Harrisburg, and you're invited. Hosted by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful in coordination with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Transportation, the event will feature findings from the Pennsylvania Litter Study (which is open until October 18) and look at taking steps … Continue reading 2019 Litter Summit planned for November 14

Trash travels, keep litter out of our waterways

Registration is Open for Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s 'Pick Up Pennsylvania' Registration is open for the 2019 Pick Up Pennsylvania, a fall cleanup program supporting the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites individuals, families, friends, civic organizations and businesses to coordinate a cleanup or join an existing cleanup to remove litter from our … Continue reading Trash travels, keep litter out of our waterways

Volunteers clear 34 tires, over 300 pounds of trash from West Branch Susquehanna River

On August 17, Sunken Treasure Scuba Center and CleanScapes teamed up for a quick cleanup of the West Branch Susquehanna River. The crew met at Jay Street Bridge in Woodward Township. Before long, volunteer scuba divers were in the water, pulling tires and other items from the riverbed and passing them off to volunteers on … Continue reading Volunteers clear 34 tires, over 300 pounds of trash from West Branch Susquehanna River